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51. Japanese New Year

  Anne Winter wrote about last weekend’s Japanese festival. The Japanese New Year is actually January 1 but a group of Japanese organizations decided

50. Chinese New Year’s Day

Chinese New Year’s Day is actually February 3 this year, but celebrations in Toronto started as early as January 22. They go on to

49. Wedding Show

January is Bridal Show month but even though it costs $5 to enter, my money is on an Indian-Pakistan bridal show. Obviously I don’t

Do you know that India’s Republic Day is celebrated in Toronto? It’s Saturday, January 29 from 11am to 5pm. It’s at the Pearson Convention

47. Free Passes

Some of Toronto’s best multicultural events are in museums. I’ve hesitated mentioning them because the entry fees are usually very high. For example, the Royal

46. Vishnu Mandir Again

I’m glad I went back to the Vishnu Mandir. When I told Priest Bhoj Sharma about my previous visit there during the Divali Festival (see Blog

Hong Kong’s future will probably affect Toronto.  Find out about it from a Hong Kong legislator, local and Asian academics, and the author of

On Thursday, January 20th, Historian Afua Cooper will explore “Routes to Freedom: Ann Maria Jackson, Mother of Seven, and the Underground Railroad to Toronto,”

43. Scotland’s Day

Robert Burns Day is actually January 25th but any day around that time is okay to celebrate the birthday of the Scottish poet who

 I hope to learn about science and technology in the Medievel Islamic World.  Dr. Ingrid Hebmeyer,  Associate Professor in the History of Science and Technology,